1 edition of Plants of the Rocky Mountains found in the catalog.
Plants of the Rocky Mountains
Linda J. Kershaw
by Lone Pine Publishing
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||352|
Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Pocket Guide This is a handy pocket-sized wildflower field guide book with a lay-flat wire binding, just the perfect size to take along on a hike. It covers species, with one flower per page. Sources. Out – Out of print but available through public libraries and used book sellers BLM – Bureau of Land Management, c/o Jeff Carroll, BLM, P.O. Box , Cheyenne, WY CONPS – Colorado Native Plant Society, publications list; available at member rates to WNPS members – for non-CONPS members who need current price list and ordering information contact .
Rocky Mountain National Park is home to about species of plants, types of birds and 60 species of mammals. Some are easy to spot while others remain elusive, but all are part of the park's eco-system. The incredible diversity of plant and animal life in the park reflects three distinct life systems that correspond to elevationâ. This book only describes a small number of edible plants in the Rocky Mountains, but does so very thoroughly for each plant. It provides good guidelines for testing the edibility of plants and careful descriptions to make sure you get the right gton is a great authority on Rocky Mountain flora.
This book is an excellent listing of the edible plants of the Rockies. It provides recipes for the preparation of beers and wines, jams and preserves, the cooking of greens and the preparation of dyes, as well as brief histories of the plants' uses by historic and prehistoric peoples. Handbook of Rocky Mountain Plants by Ruth Ashton Nelson. This book comprises fairly technical keys for wildflower identification and includes over black-and-white illustrations. Small enough to take into the field; recommended for more experienced botanists and foragers. Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West (the revised and expanded.
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A great book for identifying plants in the Rocky Mountains. It is not all-encompassing, but that is hard to find in any ID guide. It is great that all of the plants have pictures next to them to give a visual aid, rather than just following a key.
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This book offers info about poisonous look alikes. Another wonderful aspect of Plants of the Rocky Mountains is its sturdy construction. It is well made, and appears that it will able handle many hiking and camping trips. In summary, I think everyone interested in wild plants could benefit from this wonderful book, particulary at such a great /5(58).
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Growing Native Plants Of The Rocky Mountain Area. Author: Robert D. Dorn ISBN: X. As a cautionary Plants of the Rocky Mountains book, "Plants of the Rocky Mountains" is intended to be used in the mountains, and is less useful in deserts, basins, or canyon country.
That said, this is the ONE book that I take with me on weekend jaunts in the high country. -William Adair, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Utah State University /5(56). Plants of the Rocky Mountains book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Edible Survival Plants of the Rocky Mountains is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies the most familiar plants and includes information on how to harvest and prepare their edible parts/5(20).
Get this from a library. Plants of the Rocky Mountains. [Linda Kershaw; A MacKinnon; Jim Pojar] -- Easy to use identification guide to plants. Includes native uses of plants, habitat and ecology, similar species, name origins, and wildflower photo.
Plants that grow in any given place change over periods of years or decades. This process is called plant succession or more broadly, ecological succession, because as the plants change so do the microorganisms and animals. In places of bare vegetation, smaller plants like mosses, grasses and flowering plants begin this process.
This book is an excellent listing of the edible plants of the Rockies. It provides recipes for the preparation of beers and wines, jams and preserves, the cooking of greens and the preparation of dyes, as well as brief histories of the plants' uses by historic and prehistoric peoples/5(16). Canada Book Distributors Street NW Edmonton, AB T5G 2X6 ph: fax: • [email protected] Rocky Mountains Native Plants 46 Stories.
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For learning edible wild plants, I also recommend Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide by Elias and Dykeman. This book offers info about poisonous look alikes. Another wonderful aspect of Plants of the Rocky Mountains is its sturdy construction. It is well made, and appears that it will able handle many hiking and camping Award winning author and herbalist, Darcy Williamson, shares her thirty years of experience teaching the diverse uses of Rocky Mountain plants.
Healing Plants of the Rocky Mountains represents thirty-one native species that have greatly contributed to Darcy's intimate knowledge of the plant world. Each chapter includes an introduction, details 5/5(1). Mountain Tops of Colorado The Rocky Mountains are a large mountain range that reach from Canada all the way to Texas.
At the top of these enormous mountains is the alpine tundra, a cold and windy environment. Remarkably, many colorful wildflowers are found in the alpine tundra during the coloring book dis.
Wildflowers of the Canadian Rocky Mountains is an image list of flowering plants found in the Rocky Mountains in Canada. Alberta wild rose. Alfalfa. Arnica. Bird vetch. Brome. Buttercup. Buttercup. Canadian goldenrod. Cinqfoil. Elephant head.
Elephant head (close) Fairy bell. Fireweed blossoms. Get this from a library. Rocky Mountain Alpines: choice rock garden plants of the Rocky Mountains in the wild and in the garden. [Denver Botanic. Nature lovers, environmentalists, and coloring book fans alike will delight in these lifelike pictures of plants and animals that inhabit the Rocky Mountain region of North America.
Twenty-seven illustrations accurately depict detailed images of a hawk circling high, a puma watching its cubs, a chipmunk sampling pine nuts, and other scenes.
Bighorn sheep rams sit together on Rocky's alpine tundra. NPS Photo Mammals. Get to know other fellow mammals that also enjoy traversing these mountains. Birds. Some are unique to Rocky's mountainous habitats while others migrate to .The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species.
From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region/5(3).